Government Oversight

Russian Officials Overheard Discussing Trump Associates Before Campaign Began
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Investigators are re-examining conversations detected by U.S. intelligence agencies in spring 2015 that captured Russian government officials discussing associates of Donald Trump.

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Despite denials, Russian lawyer has ties to the Kremlin
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Natalia Veselnitskaya says she didn’t have any dirt on Hillary Clinton. The Russian government says they don’t even know who she is. Yet she represents a wealthy, Kremlin-connected family in Moscow and has advocated for a Putin priority in the U.S. Julianna Goldman has more.

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Russia sanctions still stalled in House amid finger-pointing
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As President Donald Trump’s administration struggles with an escalating investigation over charges his campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 campaign, bipartisan sanctions legislation slapping new restrictions on Russia’s government remains stalled on Capitol Hill.

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Email to Trump Jr. Says Clinton Info Was Part of Moscow's Trump Support
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The president’s eldest son and senior campaign aides attended a meeting last year to discuss allegedly incriminating information about Hillary Clinton they were told was being offered by the Russian government, according to emails Donald Trump Jr. released.

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On Washington: Republicans Reluctantly Acknowledge a Failure of Governing
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A unified control of government has not produced significant legislative accomplishments, so the Senate is giving up part of its coveted August recess.

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What are the legal implications of Trump Jr.'s emails and meeting?
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A key question for special counsel Robert Mueller, investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, is whether — and how — the Trump campaign was involved. Does the fact that Donald Trump Jr. and others met with someone they were told was a “Russian government lawyer” who wanted to help the campaign constitute a smoking […]

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Donald Trump Jr. releases emails about meeting with Russian lawyer
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Donald Trump Jr. released an exchange of emails Tuesday in which he accepts what’s purported to be an offer of help from the Russian government in his father’s campaign against Hillary Clinton. Jeff Pegues reports.

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